Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 620 576 600
Rank change year-on-year -44 +24 -44
Contract jobs citing CCSA 22 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.047% 0.041% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 16
London median daily rate £544 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.94% -20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £315 £374
90th Percentile £633 £600 £616
England median daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.06% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £52.50

CCSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,733 7,066 7,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.63% 16.86% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,005 4,673 5,440
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £270
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 149 86
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.20 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% +7.34% -2.76%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.31 £12.56
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.02
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year -15.61% +7.73% +24.49%

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCSA in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCSA in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the London region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -33 3 £600 +41.18% 1
West London - 2 £256 -
South London - 1 £425 -
CCSA
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (68.18%) CCNA
3 11 (50.00%) CISSP
3 11 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (45.45%) CISM
4 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (40.91%) Information Security
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco
5 9 (40.91%) Windows
5 9 (40.91%) AWS Certification
6 8 (36.36%) Privileged Access Management
6 8 (36.36%) CCNP
6 8 (36.36%) VMware
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (36.36%) CCSE
6 8 (36.36%) SSH
6 8 (36.36%) REST
6 8 (36.36%) CyberArk
6 8 (36.36%) DevOps
7 7 (31.82%) ForgeRock
7 7 (31.82%) ServiceNow
7 7 (31.82%) Splunk
7 7 (31.82%) SailPoint
7 7 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (31.82%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
7 7 (31.82%) Middleware
7 7 (31.82%) CA

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (9.09%) Serverless
4 1 (4.55%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) SSH
3 5 (22.73%) Network Security
3 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (18.18%) OSPF
5 3 (13.64%) BGP
5 3 (13.64%) DNS
5 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
5 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (9.09%) HSRP
6 2 (9.09%) IPsec
6 2 (9.09%) MPLS
6 2 (9.09%) SMS
6 2 (9.09%) SSL
6 2 (9.09%) VPLS
6 2 (9.09%) VRRP
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Security Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) CyberArk Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) CISSP Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Designer
8 1 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Juniper Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Security Designer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) REST
2 7 (31.82%) Middleware
2 7 (31.82%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Information Security
2 8 (36.36%) DevOps
2 8 (36.36%) Privileged Access Management
3 7 (31.82%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (31.82%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
3 7 (31.82%) Task Automation
4 6 (27.27%) Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) High Availability
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.55%) Disk Encryption
8 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.55%) Service Design
8 1 (4.55%) SIEM
8 1 (4.55%) Tech Ops
8 1 (4.55%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (68.18%) CCNA
3 11 (50.00%) CISSP
4 10 (45.45%) CISM
5 9 (40.91%) AWS Certification
6 8 (36.36%) CCNP
6 8 (36.36%) CCSE
7 4 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (9.09%) Master's Degree
9 1 (4.55%) CCDP
9 1 (4.55%) CCIE
9 1 (4.55%) CCSM
9 1 (4.55%) CCSP
9 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
9 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
9 1 (4.55%) MCSE
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) COBIT
1 1 (4.55%) FIPS 140-2
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Salt
2 2 (9.09%) Terraform
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView
3 1 (4.55%) OPNET
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) CyberArk
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) CA
4 7 (31.82%) ForgeRock
4 7 (31.82%) IBM
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) ServiceNow
4 7 (31.82%) Splunk
5 2 (9.09%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) CommVault
6 1 (4.55%) Interwoven
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Zscaler